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Thursday September 18, 2014

Section of Challis Creek Road still closed
A section of Challis Creek Road that has washed out twice this season remains closed as summer gives way to hunting season.The road is unlikely to reopen anytime soon, Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger Katie Wood told Custer County Commissioners September 8, because it would have to be rerouted to bypass the second, massive blowout that diverted the ...

Challis Airport manager objects to way he was fired
Challis Airport Manager Brett Plummer is objecting to the way the city terminated his contract, telling the mayor and councilmen he hadn't heard there were any problems with his job performance and he wasn't given an opportunity to discuss things with city leaders before they fired him.At an August 21 special meeting, the council unanimously ...

Mr. Lupher won't go to Washington
Challis City Councilmen have advised Mayor Mark Lupher not to go Washington, D.C. with Blaine County leaders and a Stanley City Councilman at the end of September to meet with Obama administration officials about the proposed Boulder-White Clouds (BWC) National Monument.At their September 9 regular meeting, councilmen came to consensus that ...

Positive changes at Challis schools
Challis school students met with some positive changes when they returned to school September 2.Challis Elementary SchoolWith the retirement of elementary teachers Anne Lane and Carrie Boucher, adjustments were made to meet the needs of grade school students. High school teacher Jennifer Piva spends part of each day at the grade school, replacing ...

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